Olga Fedak Kline

Olga Fedak Kline was released back into the hands of God on March 15, 2014 in Ashland, Ore. Her life exemplified all that was good about the Greatest Generation. Olga was born in Wolf Run, Ohio January 23,1922. The daughter of an immigrant Austro-Hungarian Russian Orthodox priest, the church remained central in her life throughout her 92 years. She graduated from high school in 1940, attended business school then joined the US State Department.

After WWII she was stationed in Moscow, then Shanghai, and finally Tokyo. In Tokyo she met Army Lieutenant Morrison W. Kline and they were married shortly thereafter in 1953. Army life led them to Seattle, Wash.; La Rochelle, France; Louisville, Ky.; Fort Worth, Texas; Aurora, Colo.; Monterey, Calif.; Morehead, Minn.; Denver, Colo.; Concord, Calif.; and finally, Ashland, Ore. Olga worked at the Shakespearean Festival in the 1970s and was active in AARP and the Women's Auxiliary of the American Legion. She was an avid bridge player and enjoyed bird watching.

Survivors include two daughters, Kathy Fraser and Susan Woodard (Mark); one son John Kline (Sue). She had four grandchildren, Christina Martinez, Steven Kline, Benjamin Kline, and Mark Midlick; and two great-grandchildren, Michael and Lorelei Martinez. Her husband, Morrison Kline, and daughter, Diane Midlick preceded her in death.

Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at the Archangel Gabriel Orthodox Church 1150 Ashland St., Ashland, Ore. followed by a 2:00 p.m. burial service at Eagle Point National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Archangel Gabriel Orthodox Church, PO Box 823, Ashland, OR 97520.

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